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Kickoff Show Results from the Greatest Royal Rumble live from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Rollins quickly boots Joe and hits Joe and Miz with a double blockbuster. Nakamura avoids it and nearly hits the referee. After the match, Styles performed a Phenomenal Forearm to the floor on Nakamura. Gulak goes for a sleeper, but Knight pulls him over the top rope to eliminate him. Styles elbows out, but Nakamura knees him. Cena even gets pyro from the roof of the arena. Styles soon unloads on him, and Nakamura goes down to his knees.

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs. The Revival (Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder)

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In a segment between matches, four prospects from the recent Saudi tryouts came out to the ring to introduce themselves. The Saudi prospects attacked and cleared the Daivari brothers from the ring. During the match, Nakamura resorted to various illegal tactics, such as a low blow, increasingly frustrating Styles.

In the end, both Nakamura and Styles fought outside of the ring, only for the match to end in a double countout. After the match, Styles performed a Phenomenal Forearm to the floor on Nakamura. At the end of the match, Undertaker performed a chokeslam on Rusev and rolled him into the casket. Before he could close the lid, English attacked the Undertaker, who retailiated with another chokeslam and a Tombstone Piledriver before putting English into the casket alongside Rusev and closing it for the victory.

Reigns performed three spears on Lesnar for a near-fall. Reigns tried to escape through the door but Heyman pushed the door into Reigns, allowing Lesnar to execute an F5 on Reigns for a near-fall. In the end, Reigns performed a Spear through the cage wall on Lesnar. Despite Reigns touching the floor first, the referee awarded the win to Lesnar, thereby retaining the Universal Championship.

Bryan survived until the final three, beating Rey Mysterio for the longest time spent in a single Royal Rumble match of all time at an hour and sixteen minutes. In the end, Big Cass eliminated Bryan and attempted a big boot on Braun Strowman , who countered and eliminated Cass to win the match. Strowman also achieved the most eliminations of a single Royal Rumble match at 13, beating out a record previously held by Roman Reigns with WWE had been criticized for holding the event without female wrestlers, who were unable to perform at the event due to the limited rights women have in Saudi Arabia.

While women are not competing in the event, we have had discussions about that and hope that, in the next few years they will be". Associated Press noted that this is due to "a series of social changes" by the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. The Saudi General Sports Authority issued an apology for "indecent material" that aired at the event.

In addition to the women, wrestler Sami Zayn did not participate in the event as Zayn is of Syrian descent, and Saudi Arabia has strained relations with Syria.

Another subject of criticism was the situation of LGBT rights in Saudi Arabia , as in Saudi Arabia homosexual intercourse is illegal and can be punished by death. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula , a militant group offshoot of Al-Qaeda in Yemen , issued a warning to bin Salman and criticized the WWE event stating that "Disbelieving wrestlers exposed their privates and on most of them was the sign of the cross, in front of a mixed gathering of young Muslim men and women.

The corruptors did not stop at that, for every night musical concerts are being announced, as well as movies and circus shows. At the conclusion of the Greatest Royal Rumble, Braun Strowman was awarded a trophy and a championship title. The role of this Greatest Royal Rumble Championship, however remains unclear. According to The Sportster , "the likelihood is that nothing that took place in the main event will have any effect on anything once WWE arrives back in the United States and resume normal service.

The base design is similar to the current design of the WWE Championship , with some differences. Like the WWE Championship belt and other belts introduced in and , the Greatest Royal Rumble Championship belt contains two side plates, both separated by gold divider bars, with removable round sections that can be replaced with the current champion's logo; the default plates show the official logo of Saudi General Sports Authority , which is identical to the national emblem of Saudi Arabia.

The plates are on a green leather strap resembling the color of the national flag of Saudi Arabia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Professional wrestling portal Saudi Arabia portal. Retrieved April 28, Retrieved March 7, Retrieved March 22, Retrieved April 4, Retrieved 16 March Booker T predicts Cedric Alexander retaining his title. Video package is shown for AJ Styles vs. AJ Styles is being interviewed by the panel. They are reading fan questions. Video package showing highlights of Brock Lesnar vs.

Paul Heyman interrupts the panel and tells Lawler that he actually agrees with him. Heyman cuts a promo at the panel booth and leaves. The panel go through the entire card for the last time.

Jim Ross predicts Triple H. Booker T predicts Cena.

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Visit the official page for WWE Royal Rumble, featuring match previews and recaps, action-packed photos and videos, and much more. WWE Greatest Royal Rumble was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event and WWE Network event promoted by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown event was held on April 27, at the King Abdullah Sports City's King Abdullah International Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The event was scheduled for p.m. local time. It aired live . WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Live Streaming: Watch WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Live Coverage in India, TV channel, Time in IST Greatest Royal Rumble will feature The first-ever Man Greatest Royal Rumble Match and seven championship matches, including the WWE Championship, Universal Championship.